Anambra Church Attack: Church Releases Names Of Victims As Death Toll Reach 13


Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano at the scene of the Anambra church attack

The Catholic diocese of Nnewi on Wednesday, August 9, release the names of the victims of the attack on St. Philip Catholic church, Ozubulu.


On Sunday, August 6, a lone gunman storm the church, come kill 12 worshippers, injure 18 others. gather say the incident na fall out of gang war between two indigenes of the community, wey dey Ekwusigo local government area of the state.

The bishop of the diocese, Hilary Odili Okeke, for one statement, say the total people wey die don rise to 13.

Okeke call on Nigerians wey kind to donate for the care of the victims, and as him take talk in quote,

“Anybody, parish, institution, company, society, association or group that would like to join the diocese in providing assistance to the victims and their families can send their contributions,” the statement read.

“We shall keep accurate records of contribution and distribution of the funds.”

The 22 surviving victims na:

Ikegwuonu Caroline

Nwakile Anthonia

Okoye Odinaka

Okoye Patricia

Isaac Chinedu

Oramadike Chinagorom

Oramadike Chinecherem

Udegbunam Chidimma

Ndulue Samuel

Udegbunam Obiageli

Ugochi Obiajulu

Chukwueloka Chineze

Oramadike Chioma

Azuka Basil

Oramadike Chiamaka

Uchechukwu Chukwueloka

Nwanya Ngozi

Ngwuta Chinemelum

Asomba Chukwudum

Nnudule Leonard

Muomah Michael

Oramadike Favour

According to the Bishop, two of them don dey discharged while others dey different wards for the hospital.


Cyprian Ikegwuonu

Hyacinth Oramadike

Cecilia Ewin

Eunice Akanigbo

Rose Okoye

Anulika Obunadike

Uchenna Obunadike

Anthonia Ufondu

Oluchukwu Uhelu

Christiana Igbeja

Udeze Pauline

Victoria Uzokwe

Florence Nweke